LINGUIST List 8.580

Thu Apr 24 1997

Jobs: Thai, Research posts

Editor for this issue: T. Daniel Seely <>


  • Amy WEINBERG, Consultant position in Thai linguistics
  • David Denison, Research posts

    Message 1: Consultant position in Thai linguistics

    Date: Wed, 23 Apr 1997 12:24:11 -0400 (EDT)
    From: Amy WEINBERG <>
    Subject: Consultant position in Thai linguistics

    WANTED: Native Thai speaker with linguistics background for tasks related to natural-language processing applications. Verification of corpora for syllable, word, and sentence boundaries. Part-of-speech labeling. Definition of rules to detect Thai syllable boundaries. Definition of Thai grammar rules in a context-free format. Applicant will work on a project sponsored by the University of Maryland's Computational Linguistics and Information Processing Laboratory (CLIP). This is a short term consulting position for which the applicant may not have to relocate. Applicants should contact Professor Bonnie Dorr (

    University of Maryland

    Message 2: Research posts

    Date: Thu, 24 Apr 1997 09:58:53 GMT0BST
    From: David Denison <>
    Subject: Research posts

    [Submitted on behalf of Richard Hogg and Nigel Vincent:]

    Richard Hogg and Nigel Vincent have two six-year research posts for a project entitled "Archaism and Innovation in the Languages of Europe". We are looking for recently-completed PhD students with a specialism in the broad area of morphosyntactic change, one with an interest in Germanic, the other with an interest in Romance. Further details can be found on Richard Hogg's web site at:

    ********************** Richard M. Hogg Tel: +44(0)161 275 3164 Department of English Fax: +44(0)161 275 3256 and American Studies e-mail: University of Manchester web: Oxford Road Manchester M13 9PL **********************